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Ranking The Vice Presidents : True Tales and Trivia, from John Adams to Joe Biden (Hardcover) (Ian

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With all eyes on their presidential bosses, the vice presidents of the United States have often been relegated to the background. But they are an intriguing group, and now - in this unprecedented and meticulously researched volume - the forty-seven men who have held this position take center stage.Through facts, figures, and untold stories, presidential historian and puzzle aficionado Ian Randal Strock answers countless questions, including:- Which two vice presidents were indicted for treason? (Aaron Burr and John Breckenridge; only the second was convicted.)- Which VP fathered the most childeren? (John Tyler wins with fifteen.)- How old is the average VP? (Fifty-four.)Anyone interested in going beyond the headlines and learning about the history of powers behind the White House will want to pore over this one-of-a-kind reference. Packed with facts, trivia, and lists about all of America's VPs as well as many of the country's high-ranking political appointees, Ranking the Vice Presidents presents the hidden history of the nation's second-in-command.
Number of Pages: 226
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: United States / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Ian Randal Strock
Language: English
Street Date: August 16, 2016
TCIN: 51155567
UPC: 9781631440595
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-4896
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